Research Assistant - Assay Development

Location
Hertfordshire
Salary
Dependent on experience
Posted
04 Sep 2018
Closes
02 Oct 2018
Ref
J562815
Contact
Georgina Beer
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Research Assistant required for assisting with Assay Development to join a clinical-stage biotechnology company based in the Hertfordshire area. As the Research Assistant in Assay Development you will be joining the Biochemistry and Analytics group and will be required to support challenging and rewarding research projects within cell and gene therapy.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Your duties as the Research Assistant - Assay Development will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will be involved with supporting the development of novel assays, including ELISA and cell-based assay development.

2. Through regular 1-2-1 meeting with a Scientific Director, you will be supported to shape your own career development path through goal setting, networking and feedback.

3. You will be well organised and be enthusiastic about performing your work at the highest level with integrity.

4. After appropriate training, you will be encouraged to support additional high-priority projects to meet deadlines from time-to-time.

ROLE REQUIREMENTS:

To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Research Assistant - Assay Development we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. A relevant MSc/MRes degree in a relevant biological discipline or a BSc plus experience is essential.

2. Previous experience in performing cell culture techniques and ELISA throughput is preferred. Experience in using some form of data analysis/graphing software would also be preferred.

3. A working knowledge of aseptic cell culture techniques, ELISA and flow cytometry is required.

Key Words: Research Assistant, Research, Clinical Testing, Biochemistry, Analytics, Biotechnology, Cell Culture, ELISA, Assay Development, Flow Cytometry, Data Analysis

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